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Homer Wins eCity Award

By Jeremy Thacker

Google is giving Homer, Alaska some special attention! The web giant has named Homer its Alaska eCity for 2013. Google and independent research firm Ipsos MORI analyzed the online strength of local small businesses in cities in all fifty states. The city with the highest scores in each state was designated a 2013 Google eCity. It’s a designation that thrills local business leaders: “It was a pleasant surprise to be Google’s eCity for Alaska. It proves that even ‘at the end of the road’ we are still able to have a vibrant business culture. The Homer Chamber of Commerce can’t take all of the credit for the award. Our city government tries to...

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